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VOCATIONAL INSTRUCTOR II - F/C - 67072613, PATHWAYS, SUNLAND CENTER

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: MARIANNA, FL, US, 32446

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Requisition No: 71231 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: VOCATIONAL INSTRUCTOR II - F/C - 67072613, PATHWAYS, SUNLAND CENTER

Position Number: 67072613 

Salary:  $979.97 BIWEEKLY 

Posting Closing Date: 08/20/2019 

Working hours: Daily from 7:00am to 3:30pm

Duties and Responsibilities

Instruct individuals in the development of vocational skills acquisition and reduction of maladaptive behaviors; to refine or retrain individuals in the area of personal vocational development.

Safety supervision and security of residents including monitoring, instructional direction, knowledge of whereabouts, escort related vocational activities, emergency response and reporting of unusual or significant events.

Prepare necessary paperwork such as program data sheets, time sheets, assessments and other vocational reports as needed.

Check equipment routinely for preventive maintenance, safety and sanitation.

Monitor appropriate use of tools, supplies and equipment to maximize safety and security; inventory items as needed.

Maintain a safe, secure and clean vocational environment.

Learn and use Advanced Prevention and Safety Strategies (PASS) and maintain certification.

Attend meetings as assigned including individual program planning and review, in-service (Staff Development) and staff meetings.

Perform other related duties as required.

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

•             Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communication.

•             Knowledge of a skilled vocation such as industrial arts, shoe repair or general maintenance.

•             Skill in performing a skilled vocation such as industrial arts, shoe repair or general maintenance.

•             Ability to work in a training capacity with people in individual and group settings. 

•             Ability to collect, record and evaluate data relating to the training of individuals. 

•             Ability to prepare and maintain records and other instructional materials.

•             Ability to work independently.

•             Ability to speak clearly and correctly to individuals and groups.

•             Ability to listen effectively.

•             Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.

•             Ability to communicate effectively.

•             Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. 

•             Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to vocational instruction.

 

Job-related requirements for this position:

Employees of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities are required to demonstrate total commitment to outstanding customer service.  This includes, but not limited to, acting in a responsive, professional, courteous manner with the employees, customers and public we serve at all times.

  • A high school diploma or its equivalent and two years of experience in the occupational area being taught, as defined by the employing agency.
  • College education from an accredited institution or vocational/technical training in the occupational area being taught, as defined by the employing agency, can substitute at the rate of 30 semester, 45 quarter or 720 classroom hours for each year of the required experience.
  • A valid driver’s license. License suspended or revoked for any reason, work permits (Business purpose/ Employment/Education only license) and some types of restricted license are not acceptable. Licenses that have “Corrective Lenses Restricted,” are acceptable, provided the driver wears the corrective lenses while operating the vehicle.

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:

It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer.

No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.

Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S.  APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Panama City